Fellowes Brands expands furniture offering

Fellowes Brands has acquired Trendway Corporation, a leader in office furniture systems, movable walls and seating. Fellowes said the addition…

ISSA partners with Informa Markets

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has announced a strategic partnership with exhibition organiser Informa Markets to increase the value proposition…

OKI Europe reshuffles management

OKI Europe has announced a series of new senior appointments as it focuses on adapting to changing market needs. Marzio…

Good year for Vistar

US vending and breakroom products giant Vistar achieved strong sales and earnings growth in fiscal 2019, parent company Performance Food…

Introducing the coffee capsule bike

Nespresso has partnered with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to produce a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. In what…

School Specialty targets profitability

Leading US school and curriculum supplies reseller School Specialty has said it has walked away from some large, low-margin business…

The Mailing Room acquires again

UK independent distributor of franking machines and mailroom equipment The Mailing Room (TMR) has completed its fourth recent business acquisition.…

Flex makes major California acquisition

Private equity-backed imaging and managed print company Flex Technology Group (FTG) has just announced the acquisition of Southern California-based CBE…

Cott grows delivery business

North American and European workplace beverages supplier Cott has reported growth of 6% for its Route Based Services (RBS) division…

Sales slip at OfficeMate

Leading Thailand office supplies reseller OfficeMate has reported a 3.5% decline in second quarter sales. Q2 sales at OfficeMate were…

Clover provides business update

Ink and toner remanufacturer Clover Technologies has issued a statement as rumours continue to circulate about the company’s future. Last…

UK stationery wholesaler changes hands

Manuscript Pen Company has announced the acquisition of distributor Lime Art & Stationery and its subsidiaries in the UK. Writing…

Organic growth for Avery

Office products vendor Avery has reported organic growth of 2.5% in the second quarter ended 30 June. Avery’s sales for…

Nienkämper buys out ICF stake

High-end Canadian corporate furniture manufacturer Nienkämper is once again an independent entity after buying out the ownership interest of International…

FedEx ends Amazon shipping | ISSA names new board | ECI releases new data...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web. FedEx severs ties with Amazon FedEx will no longer…

OP sales down but margins up at LSC

Year-on-year Q2 sales at LSC Communication’s Office Products division were down a comparable 9.5%. The Office Products group’s sales for…

FILA getting back on track

Stationery, school and art supplies manufacturer FILA has said results at its key European and North American operations are improving.…

Distribution Management expands Pennsylvania DC

Distribution Management, the parent company of Supplies Network, has expanded its Northeast distribution centre in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to support customer…

Interesting Q1 for Poly

There were a lot of moving parts that impacted the first quarter results of Poly, the new name for Plantronics…

LSC amends credit agreement after Quad decision

Beleaguered commercial print and office products company LSC Communications has entered into a more restrictive credit agreement following the collapse…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…